Tag Archive: Interviewing


How to Ace a Challenge-Based Interview

Have you ever been asked to do a sample project as part of a job interview? If you haven’t yet, chances are good that you may be asked to participate in a challenge-based interview in the future. U.S. News & World Report career columnist Miriam Salpeter reports that the number of employers who are using …

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Interview Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Is there an interview in your future? Check out this infographic on the most common mistakes made at job interviews. Here are three of the most frequent mistakes: Lack of eye contact (67%) Having little or no knowledge of the company (47%) Forgetting to smile (38%) Notice anything? Good news! All of these are mistakes …

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Big Stats Worth Knowing for Your Interview (& Life)

Hat tip to our colleague Monica Wilson for sharing this cool video with us featuring stats with huge implications for how we live, work and communicate: (Sorry that we weren’t able to scrub out the advertisement.)    

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Employer Pet Peeves

Our on-campus interviews rooms are filled with students and employers this time of year. In addition to extending invitations for further interviews and potential job offers, many employers leave behind valuable insight you can learn from — feedback! The following feedback comes from an employer that’s been recruiting at Dartmouth for many years. We asked …

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First Impressions Count! – Common Interview Blunders

Although many of us try to convince ourselves otherwise, when applying for anything nowadays, interviews are a fact of life. And from the moment you greet your interviewer with a handshake, the judgment begins. Play it safe and don’t let yourself make these mistakes come interview day : “Ice, Ice, Baby”- Although it’s never a …

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Today: Learn How to Ace the Case Interview!


Wondering how to prepare for case interviews? There’s still time to sign up for the “Cracking the Case” workshop today — led by experienced consultants: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2012; 4:30 at Silsby Room 028 To sign up, click here. (If you haven’t heard of case interviews before, case interviewing is a technique used frequently used …

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The #1 Way to Stand-out: How to Prep for a Career Fair

Over 100 employers will attend the Employer Connections Fair on September 19 and 20th from noon to 4 pm. Meet representatives from a range of companies and non-profits coming to campus to scout for talent for internships and full-time jobs. It takes five minutes of preparation to make a big impression on an organization: Know the …

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